UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Painter Journeyman- Module B Job Code: 180099

Painter Journeyman- Module B
Job Code: 180099
OT Eligible:
Comp Approval:
Performs standard painting procedures. Determines need to repair and/or replace equipment.
Estimates materials required for specific job components. Participates in the Painter Pay for
Knowledge and Skills Program including on-the-job training. Performs all appropriate module
tasks and demonstrates proficiency as outlined in the Painter Pay for Skills section, independently
or as part of a team, as assigned by the supervisor. May perform tasks in higher-level modules.
Trains journeymen and other employees specific skills and tasks as required.
______ Performs standard paint, furniture refinishing and decorating tasks. Works from
blueprints, specifications and plans.
______ Performs plaster repair and other related types of repair.
______ Finishes drywall (taping).
______ Estimates materials required for specific job components.
______ Matches colors.
______ Maintains clean job site throughout duration and cleans up job site following work
completion. Maintains safe working conditions for self and others. Stores and
maintains supplies, tools and equipment.
______ Trains other journeymen, Zone Maintenance Technicians, or other employees
specific skills and tasks, as required.
______ Prepares reports and/or maintenance records, as needed.
______ Responds to on-call emergencies.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves
the right to add or change duties at any time.
*Select E (ESSENTIAL), M (MARGINAL) or NA (NON-APPLICABLE) to denote importance of
each job function to position.
Yes In the event of an emergency, the employee holding this position is required to
“report to duty” in accordance with the university’s Emergency Operations Plan
and/or the employee’s department’s emergency response and/or recovery
plans. Familiarity with those plans and regular training to implement those
plans is required. During or immediately following an emergency, the employee
will be notified to assist in the emergency response efforts, and mobilize other
staff members if needed.
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Minimum Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship program
Minimum Experience:
4 Years
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Four years experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four
year apprenticeship program. Additional four years minimum experience must be as a
journeyman. Experience performing standard trade-related procedures. General
knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Experience in
matching colors. Familiar with other trades. Familiar with city and state building codes,
OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other
requirements for workplace safety. Familiar with painting and gas codes.
Preferred Education:
Related Undergraduate Study
Skills: Administrative:
Compute totals
Gather data
Input data
Prioritize different projects
Read handwritten text
Understand and apply policies and procedures
Use computerized spreadsheets
Use database and/or word processing software
Verify calculations
Skills: Other:
Communication -- written and oral skills
Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.
Skills: Machine:
Personal Computer
Skills: Trade/Auxiliary:
Calculate measurements
Identify technical and equipment problems related to
Prepare reports and/or maintenance records
Read, interpret, and comprehend design drawings,
blueprints, plans, specifications, and/or sketches
Use and/or operate various stationary machinery,
hand held power tools, and/or non power tools
Supervises: Level:
Trains journeymen and other employees on specific skills and tasks as required
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Valid California Driver's License required. Must own designated hand tools. Must be
willing and able to work on high scaffolding.
Pay for Skills:
Spray paint a wall and ceiling or floor
Plaster a damaged surface (wall or ceiling)
Troubleshoot paint or stain that will not adhere to a surface
Texture a wall or floor
Tape and finish drywall
Stucco an exterior wall or surface
Strip woodwork
Patch and repair drywall
Refinish woodwork
Patch acoustical ceilings
Coordinate work with other crafts or areas
Employee: _____________________________________ Date:_____________________________
Supervisor: ____________________________________ Date:_____________________________
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer